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likely go to u.s. ambassador susan rice. >>> law makers are returning to capitol hill after the election season break. and they have a full plate of unfinished business. the biggest challenge is avoiding the double hit to the economy of tax increases and automatic spending cuts. besides avoiding the fiscal cliff, they have a half dozen hearings on the resignation of david patraeus. and the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. >> happening now, the murder trial of a buoy state university student. opening statements set to begin in a half hour. alexis simpson is accused of killing her roommate. killed her last year after the two argued over music played on an i pod. if convicted, she faces life in prison without parole. >>> another case we're following former dc council chairman kwame brown will be sentenced in court later today. bank fraud and campaign finance charges. separate sentences for both. melanie is live this morning with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. all of this is going to play out in two separate court houses because he's facing charges in two different j
the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> your commute is about to get faster, but for a price. fox5 morning news at 7 :00 starts right now. >>> here's a live look outside. plenty of clouds out there this morning. as you are likely used to now, another cool start to the day. this is friday, yea, november 16th. good morning, i'm tony perkins. >> i'm alison seymour. it has been a long week. before we get to the weather and traffic we have breaking developments in the amber alert issued overnight in virginia. the search had been on for 18- month-old alexis rose carwile and her mother, jennifer dawn carwile. you see their pictures there. we've just learned they have been located in prince george's county, maryland and that they are safe. authorities had believed they were in d.c. in the area, because of this man. he is eric eugene black which they were originally traveling with. all three went missing yesterday afternoon, but investigators quickly learned black had relatives in the d.c. area. black was pulled over by virgini
the attack on the u.s. consulate two months ago that killed four americans including a u.s. ambassador. now he will be a no show. but possible he could still face a subpoena. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi if he doesn't testify. >> also asking for congress to create a joint committee to look into the affair and potential security risks. the wall street journal reports his computer contained classify documents that they both deny the general was the classified source. >> thank you very much. meanwhile, president obama is focusing on that fiscal cliff. he's inviting labor leaders to the white house tomorrow and wednesday he will meet with the business community. following his re-election he wanted to build a consensus to prevent the tax hikes and spending cuts. the kick in the fiscal congress budget does not do anything to stop him. >> president obama paying tribute at a veteran's day ceremony at arlington national ceremony. the wreath he laid at at the tomb. >> veteran's day was yesterday but being observed today. >> over at the vietnam memorial, a
's capitol by hillary clinton. chris stevens has earned a posthumous award. >> reporter: u.s. ambassador chris stevens and two other americans were killed in benghazi september 11th. secretary of state hillary clinton says his legacy will forever live on. >> chris stevens was an inspiration to all who served with him and knew him during his life. he remains an inspiration now and i believe far into the future. >> reporter: nearly two months since the attack, officials are still looking into the incident and working to improve safety protocols. >> we now have a formal accountability review board investigating the terrorist attack that killed chris and we will certainly apply its recommendations and lessons learned to improving security everywhere. >> reporter: the late ambassador stevens's sister earned a standing ovation as she accepted the award on his behalf. along with stories of his dedicated service, she revealed personal details about her brother. >> his engaging personality, how many of my girlfriends had crushes on him, enabled him to cross the cultural divides with ease. he enjo
to increase production of jeeps in china. and turns out they are increasing production of jeeps in the u.s. and in china. and you are left with the misleading impression that they are moving jobs from the u.s. to china. in fact, they are increasing production in both places. >> okay. >> there's another couple factors. one is the detroit news of romney. romney 's right to say -- they criticized his policies and supported obama's policies. on the issue of the auto bailout, they supported obama. >> okay. so once again, there's truth in both ads. >> yeah. it's complicated. >> it is . i guess in many of these ads, they are stretching the truth or leaving out key facts. they are not necessarily out right lies. >> right. that's the big thing thing. you are not getting the full context. >> okay. let's go to another ad. this is going to be pro romney. this one is getting a lot of play. a woman says she went on the internet to find out what romney's views were. >> those ads say mitt romney would ban all abortions and contraceptions seemed extreme. i looked into it. turns out romney doesn't oppose c
the on going controversy. four americans were killed including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. several republicans are calling for a water gate style hearing and much of the anger has focused on susan rice. the u.s. ambassador for the united nations. >> for them to go after the un ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to smerch her reputation is outrageous. >> the american people deserve the facts. the american people need to know why was the security so inadequate despite two previous attacks on that facility. what did the president know? when did he know it and what did he do about it? >> ambassador rice's remarks will not affect nomination as secretary of state. >> also former cia director david patraeus will testify at a closed door hearing on the libra attack tomorrow. there will be no cameras allowed. only about libya and not about the sex scandal involving paula b he expects the patraeus resignation will also be addressed during the libya hearings when they happen. >>> we have learned the army h
four americans including the u.s. ambassador and defended his actions. >> my orders to my team is do whatever we need to do to make sure they are safe. >> but the time line of events is still not clear and several republicans are calling for water gate style hearings. >> i'm telling you right now if we don't have a committee we're going to fail to get the answers the american people deserve. >> and much of the republican anger here is on susan rice, the u.s. ambassador who on five sunday talk shows blames the attacks on a protest on an anti muslim film. not an assault. the president defended her as he lashed out at republicans. for them to go after the un ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and simply making a presentation based on intelligence she had received and to smerch her reputation is outrageous. >> interesting to say something that juvenile not picking on anyone. as we just said four americans died. is that picking on anybody when you want to place responsibility? >> reporter: and those hearings begin at 10:15 in the house. maryland congressman who is the top says
of characters and we'll go through them quickly. this is general john allen, the commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan. he is accused of engaging in inappropriate e-mail exchanges with this woman. this is jill kelly. she has been described as unpaid social liaison down in florida. she also happens to be the same woman who if investigators say received harassing e-mails from paula broadwell. allegedly had an affair with former cia director david patraeus. >> the scandal as ensnared one of the most powerful figures. general john allen. he was slated to takeover as the head of the u.s. command and nato forces in europe. put on hold because of a littles he engaged in inappropriate e-mail exchanges with jill kelly. a family friend of former are director david patraeus. traveling overnight to australia. his spokesman confirmed the investigation. >> today the secretary directed that the matter be referred to the inspector general of the department of defense for investigation and now in the hands of the inspector general. >> and shines a brighter spotlight into david patraeus. overnight fbi ag
next, the battle of two former governors in a close race. elected democrats tim kaine to the u.s. senate. live in richmond after the break. >> but first, let's focus on a district. the big race and special election. voters elected phil mendleson. he will join us live a little later this hour. >> the one upset appears to have come in the dc council. vincent orange will keep his seat. but michael brown has lost his. brown was beaten by grosso. it's 7:12. we'll be back. it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >>> this is how hundreds in new york's famous times square celebrated the win. the crowd erupted into cheers. dancing in the streets. >> and overseas this was the scene in a canyon village where president obama's late father grew up. danced and shattered in celebration when they heard the news. step grandmother sara obama and relatives still live there. >> all right. a big n
the room. helps democrats retain control of the u.s. senate. but republican victories in the lion's share of the house races helps the gop keep control of the house. in other words, in washington, divided government continues. from richmond, fox 5 news. >> thank you, john. >> he has predicted every presidential race for nearly two decades. coming up after the break, allen joins us in studio to explain how president obama would remain in office. >> as we head to the break, results in the maryland senate races. will keep his seat with 54% of the vote. >> john delaney has unseated to represent. that's with 97% reporting. the other tight races around the area when we come back. time right now 9:10. 39 degrees. when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no a
. >>> the latest following superstorm sandy it's blamed for at least 94 deaths in the u.s. two victims, a 4-year-old and his 2-year-old brother, who were swept away from their mother's arms as she tried to escape the waters on staten island. it could be 10 days before power is restored to everyone. gas shortages continue to cause problems. many stations simply don't have power and fuel trucks are having trouble making deliveries because of the damage. the "new york times" reports some emergency services were slowed down yesterday. officials have reached an agreement with a fuel supplier to ensure operations can continue. >>> these pictures show team members rescuing people from flood waters tuesday night. the federal emergency management agency activated the team sunday. it's unclear how long the team will stay in new jersey. >>> this morning, dominion virginia power has mobilized their crews to the northeast. >> sherri ly is live at the staging area at national harbor with more details now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning allison and tony. the crews began leaving here at national harbor
will become the first sitting u.s. president to visit the southeast asian country of berma later this month. it was a repressive military regime. the white house has encouraged the move towards democracy. the visit was announced this morning. >> election official inside virginia are thinking of solutions to the long lines of voters forced to wait during tuesday's election. voters shouldn't have to wait more than an hour. using optical scans instead of touch screens and bringing in more voting machines. the problem is being blamed on a high voter turn out and few voting machines. >> with the election in the books metro is looking ahead to the inauguration. that's also martin luther king junior day. smart trip cards are already on sale. there will be rush hour service for 17 hours on inauguration day from 4 a.m. to 9 p.m. peak fairs will be charged during that time. and charge for parking in lots. and that will be paid on the way out by smart trip card or credit card. >> the museum wants to get you close to the action for president obama's second inaugural. for $100 visitors will be able to g
including a closely contested race for a seat on the u.s. senate. melanie is in fairfax now. how is the voting going so far? >> reporter: turn out has been good, tony. we've seen hundreds of people coming here this morning. the lines so far not out the door but we are expected to see that happening sometime soon as people are trying to get their votes in before they go off to work for the day. there were 100 people in line before the polls opened here. and it's not just the presidential race. it is also the senate race. virginia, again, very tightly contested. some years it's gone democratic. in the battle for the senate, former governors. battling for jim web's seat. he took the seat from george allen in 2006. cane was pulling well in october. the most recent average of polls showing him with less than 2 point lead. a change to the voter id laws in the commonwealth. if you did not bring a valid id you could sign saying you are who you say you are. this year if you do not have one of the forms of identification, you have to vote on a provisional ballot, return your identification
this year we were invited through the state department u.s. embassy in jordan, so we toured the middle east as well. we're going across the seas to bridge cultures together. >> want to tell me what you'll be doing today? >> a fancy dance segment. this is a male version of the fancy dance. it's the native american women fancy shawl. popular in the 1970s. this dance comes to us from oklahoma in the 1940s. used . used to be called the war dance. >> you both are called fancy dancers, right? >> yes. >> take it away. once again, this is native pride dancers. [ drums beating ] ♪ ♪ >> wow. wow. that is really something. these are the native pride dancers. i won't ask you anything. you can breathe. two performances today at the national museum of the american indian on the mall. thank you for coming in. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> allison, back to you. >>> thanks, tony. their love of music is certainly paying off for the third time, the quince orchard high school marching band has won maryland state championship. what does it take to put together a championship performance? holly morris p
you love, simply. keurig. >>> all right. the u.s. capitol christmas tree is headed to dc. the 73-foot-tall spruce made a stop in denver. part of its 3 week 5,000 mile trip. the tree was picked from the white river national forest in colorado. expected to arrive november 26th. the tree lighting ceremony will be held next month. >> all right. here we go. >> going to be a beautiful tree. live shot. we have leaves on the trees. things will be changing here and winds pick up later this afternoon and tonight as we will await the arrival of the cold front. one more mild day today. upper 60s to 70. rain tonight into early tomorrow morning and clear out. but notice we're going to cool down by the middle of the week. get ready for cooler air after today. >> thanks, tuck. >> we appreciate it. and thank you very much for
. >> with less than a week to go from election day -- and for virginia's u.s. senate candidates, it's the final stretch. the latest poll show tim cain holding a lead up 50 to 46. that lead is smaller than it was weeks ago. we sat down with george allen to talk about cam ads to what's on his i pod. >> did you watch last week when we had george allen on? talked about a lot of different issues. and also talk about personal things as well. not too personal. but with five days to go now and it's been a year and a half at least. >> 19 months. >> 19 months. are you happy with where your campaign is right now? have you done everything you can do? >> we've run the race i wanted to run. this is my 8th race. you want to put your own -- make sure people understand who you are and why you are running. talking about economic access. a congress that's so gridlock that people won't compromise. we've run that kind of race. >> the last two seem to deal with that theme working together. also talking about your record, your past if you will. your work overseas. seems that's very important . >> it is. i have -- i k
prius vehicles from 2004 to 2009. adds up to about 670,000 vehicles in the u.s. parts of the shaft could deform when sharp turns are made at slow speeds. dealers will begin notifying owners next month. >> hundreds of millions of facebook shares could flood the market today when early investors get the chance to unload. initial ipo back in may included a lockup agreement that restricted trading for a certain amount of trading. the lockup is supposed to boost prices but so far hasn't worked. lost half their value since debuting at $38. >> finally this half hour, could texting go the way of a land line? maybe not yet. but the form of communication is on the decline for the first time in our recent history. the average cell phone customer sends 675 texts a month compared to the 700 they were sending earlier this year. people are not communicating less. just finding cheaper ways to do it with apps like skype, google voice and facebook messenger. >> still ahead in our next half hour, why convenience can be costly. >> check in with the fox consumer team for things you should never shop for at t
in the attack on u.s. consulate in bengazi. arrested after he allegedly posted details about the attack online as it was happening. he is currently being detained. >> all right. now to an inspirational story out of chicago. the first mind controlled bionic leg debuts at willis tower. zach who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident used the leg to climb 103 floors to the top of the building and he did it in less than an hour. money raised from the event goes to the rehabilitation institute of chicago. less than an hour. extraordinary. that's fantastic fantastic. >> just likes a limb would work. it's mind controlled. >> it's amazing what they can do now. all right. good stuff. >> hey tuck. >> good morning. a little chilly yesterday and saturday for that matter. >> a little more rested. >> did you get the extra hour? >> i did. >> i got up at 6:00 instead of 7:00. this is a live shot. clouds across the area . i know it looks gloomy. by late morning, sunny breaks. >> looks like we get product placement on the pizza place. but we didn't. or did we? >> it's making me hungry. we should be dry for our
issue. and you couple that with this fiscal cliff going on here in the u.s. congress is very much divided. we might hit another recession in the early part of 2013 if congress doesn't have this moment that are the fiscal cliff. if you think you are not affected by it, you are wrong. 88% of americans will see their taxes rise by $3500 a year if congress doesn't act. >> okay. well, we're going to start singing kumbaya here. maybe it will reach. >> i have good news for you guys though. we don't have to end on a down note. job less claims. you know that weekly measure for the number of people applying for benefits. it was pretty good this week. we'll take it. an encouraging sign for the job market. might have been sandy with power out in many places. >> just end right there with what you said. lauren from new york. thank you so much. good to see you . >> we'll take any good news we can get. >> football talent tching the eyes just a 9 year old and a girl. i'm just going to say tony, we have more news coming up after the break. >> yes, we do. wisdom is taking a look at the election we t
this message. >>> the crew at the uss enterprise waking up on u.s. soil this morning with their final voyage behind them. the world's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier pulled in yesterday. participated in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis of 1962. the navy will deactivate the ship december 1st. reactors will be removed and the worship torn apart into scraps. >>> in just a few weeks, you can fill history by standing on the balcony of room 306. >> the one martin luth or king junior stood on when he was assassinated. that's what that former motel was turned into many years ago. only special guests have been allowed to step on to the balcony in the 21 year history. it will open to the public starting on november 19th. the site will be handy cap accessible. . >> it would be strange. i've been to a plaza in dallas. and just strange en you are in a place like that. >> all right. an amputee climbs one of the world's tallest skyscrapers in less than an hour. how he did it ahead. >> going up and going down. the changes coming to speeding fines in the district and no they won't k
congressional representatives that are also be voted for here including one u.s. senator. polls stay open until 8:00 tonight. back to you in the studio. >> thank you. up to the mini lex coverage. >> coming up after the break, how you can follow the results. we'll be right back. ht back. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. election coverage. >> coming up after the break, how you can follow the results. we'll be right back. back. >>> all right. when the results come in, keeping track of every race is as easy as logging on to our web site. >> back with a look on, on what you are going to find. >> it's a
on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that led to the deaths of the american ambassador to libya and three others. lawmakers say he might can give more details about what happened because petraeus was on a fact finding mission to libya a few weeks ago. tensions remain high with republicans blaming the president and democrats warning republicans not to jump to conclusions. >> barack obama was no more responsible for what happened in benghazi than george bush was for september 11th. >> what is clear is this administration, including the president himself, has intentionally misinformed, read that lied, to the american people in the aftermath of this tragedy. >> that exchange coming from a even open hearing on the hill, three days after the attack on 9/11, petraeus testified the attack was sparked by a flash mob. lawmakers want to know if he knew at the time he was being investigated by the fbi. much of the focus on the fallout has been on susan rice, who said early on it appeared to be the work of protestors, not terrorists, as it now appears. secretary of state hillary clinton is also expect
. the storm is now blamed for killing at least 90 people in the u.s. meanwhile, frustration keeps mounting in the big apple and new jersey. millions still have no power and food and clean water are in short supply. traffic is a nightmare with miles long backups near every bridge and long waits and big crowds for buses and subways. tempers are flaring over long gas station lines. new york mayor bloomberg says the city is sending bottled water and ready to eat meals in some areas. >>> our area is also sending aid up north. >> in about 30 minutes dominion virginia power will deploy more than 70 trucks and more than 1,000 workers to help new jersey with their cleanup and recovery efforts. >> sherri ly is live at their staging grounds at national harbor with more on this. good morning, sherri. >> reporter: good morning, tony, good morning, allison. this is the largest deployment ever by dominion virginia to send eight to another area out of state. you can see here they've already got their crews, their trucks here. they have line crews underground line crews already helping to restore power in
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